The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 85 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Contract jobs citing Perl 115 84 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.19% 1.45% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 3.43% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 66 107
Average daily rate
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£470 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 138 (67.32%) Linux
2 122 (59.51%) Python
3 92 (44.88%) UNIX
4 76 (37.07%) Finance
5 74 (36.10%) Java
6 68 (33.17%) Windows
7 65 (31.71%) SQL
8 53 (25.85%) Banking
9 47 (22.93%) DevOps
10 43 (20.98%) Oracle
11 41 (20.00%) Puppet
12 36 (17.56%) Bash Shell
13 34 (16.59%) Jenkins
14 33 (16.10%) PowerShell
14 33 (16.10%) Git (software)
14 33 (16.10%) Ruby
14 33 (16.10%) SQL Server
15 28 (13.66%) C++
15 28 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (12.68%) Solaris
17 25 (12.20%) Shell Script
18 24 (11.71%) VMware
18 24 (11.71%) Relational Database
19 23 (11.22%) JavaScript
19 23 (11.22%) XML
20 22 (10.73%) Red Hat
21 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
22 20 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 19 (9.27%) Subversion

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.37%) IIS
1 11 (5.37%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.88%) Apache
3 7 (3.41%) JBoss
4 6 (2.93%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.44%) nginx
6 4 (1.95%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.98%) Confluence
8 2 (0.98%) WMQI
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) IPython
9 1 (0.49%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Office
1 6 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.95%) Maple
2 4 (1.95%) LaTeX
2 4 (1.95%) Mathematica
3 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.98%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.98%) Eikon
2 2 (0.98%) RMDS
3 1 (0.49%) Unica
3 1 (0.49%) Global One
3 1 (0.49%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.90%) IaaS
3 7 (3.41%) SaaS
4 5 (2.44%) PaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.78%) LDAP
2 15 (7.32%) DNS
2 15 (7.32%) Firewall
3 13 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 13 (6.34%) SAN
4 10 (4.88%) SSL
5 8 (3.90%) DHCP
5 8 (3.90%) HTTP
6 7 (3.41%) Internet
7 5 (2.44%) OSPF
7 5 (2.44%) BGP
7 5 (2.44%) LAN
8 4 (1.95%) FTP
8 4 (1.95%) SMTP
8 4 (1.95%) SNMP
8 4 (1.95%) Network Security
8 4 (1.95%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.95%) NAS
9 3 (1.46%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.71%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.80%) MySQL
4 14 (6.83%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.44%) DB2
7 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.95%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.98%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) Redis
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.98%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 34 (16.59%) Jenkins
2 33 (16.10%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.27%) Subversion
4 18 (8.78%) Ant
5 14 (6.83%) JIRA
6 11 (5.37%) Gradle
7 9 (4.39%) ClearCase
8 8 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.44%) Maven
10 4 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.95%) Hudson
11 3 (1.46%) JBehave
11 3 (1.46%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.46%) FishEye
12 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.98%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.98%) Gerrit
General
1 76 (37.07%) Finance
2 53 (25.85%) Banking
3 18 (8.78%) Front Office
3 18 (8.78%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.95%) Back Office
5 4 (1.95%) Legal
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (13.66%) Developer
1 28 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (8.78%) Administrator
3 17 (8.29%) Analyst
4 15 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (5.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 12 (5.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 11 (5.37%) Release Manager
6 11 (5.37%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.39%) Applications Support
7 9 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Build Manager
9 7 (3.41%) Build and Release Manager
9 7 (3.41%) Python Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Senior Python Developer
11 5 (2.44%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.44%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) XML
2 16 (7.80%) Web Services
3 10 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (4.39%) HTML
5 8 (3.90%) .NET
6 7 (3.41%) CGI
7 6 (2.93%) J2EE
7 6 (2.93%) SciPy
7 6 (2.93%) NumPy
8 5 (2.44%) LAMP
9 4 (1.95%) JMX
9 4 (1.95%) SOAP
10 3 (1.46%) JSP
10 3 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.98%) FIXML
11 2 (0.98%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.98%) JNDI
11 2 (0.98%) Ajax
11 2 (0.98%) Servlets
11 2 (0.98%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.37%) Credit Risk
3 9 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.90%) Market Risk
4 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.93%) Grid Computing
5 6 (2.93%) Equities
6 5 (2.44%) Clustering
6 5 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.95%) Physics
7 4 (1.95%) CMDB
7 4 (1.95%) Statistics
7 4 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
8 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.46%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.46%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 138 (67.32%) Linux
2 92 (44.88%) UNIX
3 68 (33.17%) Windows
4 26 (12.68%) Solaris
5 20 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.37%) AIX
7 9 (4.39%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.41%) CentOS
9 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.98%) SUSE
11 2 (0.98%) Debian
11 2 (0.98%) VMS
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.93%) DevOps
2 28 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.78%) Project Management
5 17 (8.29%) Load Balancing
6 16 (7.80%) OO
6 16 (7.80%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.83%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (6.83%) SDLC
8 13 (6.34%) Analytics
9 11 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.37%) ETL
9 11 (5.37%) Migration
9 11 (5.37%) Release Management
10 10 (4.88%) Open Source
11 9 (4.39%) Build Automation
11 9 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.39%) ITIL
12 8 (3.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (59.51%) Python
2 74 (36.10%) Java
3 65 (31.71%) SQL
4 36 (17.56%) Bash Shell
5 33 (16.10%) Ruby
5 33 (16.10%) PowerShell
6 28 (13.66%) C++
7 25 (12.20%) Shell Script
8 23 (11.22%) JavaScript
9 17 (8.29%) PHP
9 17 (8.29%) C
10 11 (5.37%) C#
10 11 (5.37%) VBScript
11 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.41%) Scala
12 7 (3.41%) R
13 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.44%) VBA
14 5 (2.44%) Korn
15 3 (1.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.95%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.95%) RHCE
4 3 (1.46%) MCSE
5 2 (0.98%) CCIE
5 2 (0.98%) CCNP
5 2 (0.98%) CCIP
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) CCDA
5 2 (0.98%) CCSA
5 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PMP
6 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) COREP
2 2 (0.98%) FINREP
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.88%) NFS
4 6 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.44%) Samba
5 5 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (1.95%) vSphere
6 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.95%) Docker
7 3 (1.46%) vCloud
7 3 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.98%) GPFS
9 1 (0.49%) Ceph
9 1 (0.49%) iptables
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) HDFS
9 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 41 (20.00%) Puppet
2 20 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.39%) Nagios
4 7 (3.41%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.41%) Ansible
5 6 (2.93%) SCOM
5 6 (2.93%) Control-M
5 6 (2.93%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (2.44%) Salt
7 4 (1.95%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.95%) StatsD
7 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.95%) logstash
7 4 (1.95%) Graphite
8 3 (1.46%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (20.98%) Oracle
2 24 (11.71%) VMware
3 22 (10.73%) Red Hat
4 16 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.32%) Sybase
5 15 (7.32%) IBM
6 14 (6.83%) HP
6 14 (6.83%) Veritas
7 13 (6.34%) Cisco
8 10 (4.88%) EMC
8 10 (4.88%) Splunk
9 8 (3.90%) Dell
10 7 (3.41%) F5
11 6 (2.93%) NetApp
12 5 (2.44%) Google
13 4 (1.95%) Brocade
13 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.95%) Akamai
13 4 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.95%) BMC
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